793.94/11597: Telegram

The Consul General at Shanghai (Gauss) to the Secretary of State

1140. Japanese Consulate General informs me that orders have been issued by Japanese military and naval authorities to stop operations against Hohsien, Anhui. Similar instructions are being conveyed to the Hohsien front by special Japanese plane.56

  1. Colonel Hashimoto at Wuhu similarly assured British representatives that “Hohsien would not be attacked until refugees had been evacuated.” (793.94/11615)